Posts Tagged Secretary Manny Piñol

Piñol has instituted a ‘roadmap’ for DA – Usec. Cayanan

Marje Pelayo   •   June 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Secretary Manny Piñol continues to perform as head of the Department of Agriculture (DA) following his submission of his courtesy resignation to President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday...

UNTV EXCLUSIVE: DA to propose a ban on importation of ‘fancy rice’ next year

Marje Pelayo   •   September 20, 2018

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Following the official return of the National Food Authority (NFA) under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Secretary Manny Piñol checked on the...

Piñol posts open letter to Andanar; clarifies proposal to end smuggling

admin   •   September 3, 2018

  Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol is dismayed by reports of his alleged proposal to “legalize” rice smuggling in the ZamBaSulTa (Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi) area. The situation has been...

TS Henry, Inday leave P500M-worth of damage in agriculture, fisheries – DA

Marje Pelayo   •   July 23, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny Piñol on Monday (July 23) revealed more than half a billion pesos worth of damage in agriculture and fisheries brought...

DA bans 50 garlic importers

UNTV News   •   September 14, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has prohibited 50 importers from operating. Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said this came from the list of the Department of Justice following...

Poultry industry still recovering from the after effects of bird flu outbreak

admin   •   September 13, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Farm gate price of chicken remains low while the volume of supply is still high. The United Broiler Raisers Association (UBRA) said their fowls have grown overweight....

DA likely to revise protocol to address avian flu outbreak in the country – Sec. Piñol

UNTV News   •   September 5, 2017

  MANILA, Philippines — During Monday’s budget hearing at the Senate, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny Piñol said they are now studying the possibility of changing the protocols in...

Transport ban on poultry products may be lifted 1st week of September – DA

admin   •   August 18, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The shipping ban imposed on poultry products from Luzon may be lifted 21 days after its implementation according to the Department of Agriculture (DA), if no new...

AFP to send a battalion of soldiers to help cull flu-affected fowls in Pampanga

UNTV News   •   August 17, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 400 soldiers will be deployed to flu-affected areas in Pampanga to help in the culling operation of the Department of Agriculture (DA). “It is...

Senate lambasts DOJ and DA for failing to indict garlic cartel in the country

UNTV News   •   August 8, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food has reopened investigation into the sudden increase in prices of garlic in the country. Based on the resolution filed by...


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